Tuesday, September 29, 2009

HEARST CASTLE CALIFORNIA



Via Wikipedia:
Hearst Castle is a palatial estate on the central California coast and a National Historic Landmark. It was designed by architect Julia Morgan for newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst from 1919 until 1947. In 1957 the Hearst Corporation donated the property to the state of California. Since that time it has been maintained as state historic park where the estate and its considerable collection of art and antiques are open for public tours. Despite its location far from any urban center, the site attracts roughly one million visitors per year.
A friend shared to us his photos during his recent trip in California and we were instantly mesmerized by this place.

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Photo credit: Toti Godes

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

It really is a lovely place, especially if you're into old English type interiors. :)

Check my photos here:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/suplada/sets/72157603722034283/

:)

Onika said...

Hi Jill! Thanks for sharing your photos!

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